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> From: System Admin <root @
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: Pager standards
> Date: Fri, 19 May 95 23:00:24 +0100
> Dear All,
> To all, especially those in the UK. I am looking at getting
> my logging machine to alert me when an approprate set of
> conditions occur. This could be done in two ways. A message
> to an alpha numeric pager or a message to a GSM phone.
> A quick talk to Mercury produced a standard for talking to
> the pager computer called TAP. I found some code in comp.sources.?
> called tpage that talks IXO. Can anyone enlighten me as to if
> this is the same? Also do all pager companies use the same
> protocol and does anyone have any pointers to other code.
Our company offers a commercial product that implements this
standard as well. Send email to sales @
com if interested.
TAP and IXO are one and the same standard. In the US, there is
almost universal support for this standard. In Europe and
other places in the world, support is spotty.
david r. coelho email: drc @
personal productivity tools, inc
43000 christy street voice: (510) 440-3050
fremont, ca 94538-3198 usa fax: (510) 770-0728